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Due to utility crews working on a water line repair, Main Street from 11th Street to 12th Street will be closed to thru traffic.  Traffic will be detoured around the work zone until repairs are completed.  We apologize for any inconvenience and ask for your patience while work is completed. …

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Scenic Mountain Medical Center and Scenic Mountain Medical Group hosted the annual Pink for a Purpose event on Wednesday afternoon,  before the monthly Alive After 5. 

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Large/Bulk Item Pick up continues this month, taking place in District 4. Residents in District 4 will need to schedule their pick up no later than 5 p.m. Oct. 18 in order to have items picked up.

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When they meet Thursday evening, Big Spring ISD school board members will hear a report on how the district's students are progressing academically so far this school year.

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There has been a large water main leak on the west side of Big Spring. Residents in the area from Andree Street to the I-20 Service Road will experience low to no water pressure while water lines are repaired. Utility crews will shut off water service and start repairs within the hour.  We a…

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National Newspaper Week is Oct.  3-9 ... we want to extend our appreciation to our community for the support over the years. 

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The Howard County Library will open their doors to the public beginning Tuesday, Oct. 5, 2021.

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The annual Prairie Dog Fly-In drew in community members and pilots from around the area to the Big Spring Airport terminal. 

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The City of Big Spring issued a notification to water customers and residents of Big Spring on Thursday morning. The notification stated a maximum contaminant level in the city's drinking water.

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Howard County Library will be closed starting Thursday September 30, 2021,until further notice. If you need to renew library materials or needreference/information assistance, please call 432-264-2260.If you need a computer, printer, copy/fax machine, please use the Howard College Library se…

Big Spring's City Council met in open session for more than three and a half hours Tuesday evening, discussing topics such as an amendment to the city's property maintenance code defining standards for safe, sanitary, and fit for occupancy of the city's homes; the final reading of a resoluti…

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Vendors are set up at Hotel Settles for the Bridal and Quinceneara Show. 

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Forsan brought home the win for the 2021 Homecoming. The Buffs defeated the Reagan County Owls with a 43-0 final score.  

As Howard County continues to navigate through a pandemic, local providers are making adjustments to better serve their patients. Scenic Mountain Medical Group Pediatrics office is taking proactive steps and realigning their visits into sick and well-check locations.

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The Howard County Junior College District board of trustees has appointed a new board member to replace Patricia Bennett, who resigned her seat this month in preparation for a move to El Paso.

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Randy Johnson, superintendent of schools for Forsan ISD, has notified the FISD School Board of his intention to retire after the 2021-2022 school year.  Mr. Johnson has served as the superintendent for 18 years.  Before accepting the role of superintendent, he served as the principal of Fors…

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Scenic Mountain Medical Center held a remembrance ceremony Saturday morning in remembrance of those who lost their lives in the tragic day.  

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We need the community’s help. The animal shelter is full, all of our animals are URGENT. We haven't experienced being this full for this long for quite some time. The reality is that our space is limited, and we're seeing more and more animals brought in through animal control - either becau…

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The City of Big Spring, family members, friends, and community members gathered together to honor Col. Jim Little on Tuesday afternoon, as he prepares to step into retirement. 

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Highland residents are joining together to make sure American soldiers know they are not forgotten, as the attacks in Afghanistan continue. Several homeowners have joined together, more specifically, to honor the 13 soldiers who recently lost their lives in one of the first Kabul Airport attacks.

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The first day of a 2-day scramble has wrapped up and the United Way is getting ready for the concert at the amphitheater this evening.  

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BIG SPRING, TEXAS— The health and safety of our patients, visitors, employees, and our community remains our top priority at Scenic Mountain Medical Center. Therefore, in line with guidance provided by the CDC and the Texas State Department of Health related to COVID-19, SMMC will have visit…

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This past weekend youth in the community enjoyed one more event,  at Life Church,  before saying goodbye to Summer. There were bounce houses, games of dodge ball, and food trucks.

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The evening turned out with welcoming weather, adding to the local vendors and live music that took place in downtown Big Spring this weekend.  

Due to staffing issues, the Big Spring Senior Center will only be open for curbside meals until at least Tuesday, August 24th, 2021. The center will be closed to congregate meals for the rest of the week. To place curbside meals please contact 432-267-1628.For any questions or concerns pleas…

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AUSTIN – With the school year beginning in person for many districts across the state, the Texas Department of Public Safety is reminding the public of steps they can take to keep students and staff members safe. This includes slowing down in school zones, staying off cell phones and being a…

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Coahoma ISD  announced its policy today that this school year, healthy meals will be offered every school day to all students at no cost. Typically, a student’s household must meet income eligibility requirements to qualify for free or reduced-price meals. However, the United States Departme…

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On Tuesday, August 10, 2021, crews will be working in the intersection of Goliad and East 24th Street.  All lanes of Goliad Street will be closed from the FM 700 north service road to East 24th Street until work is complete.  All traffic will be diverted around the work zone.  If you must tr…

Due to unforeseen technical difficulties, the opening of the Big Sandy Landfill has been postponed.  During a final inspection, City officials found essential components had been damaged by a lightning strike that presumably occurred over the weekend. Barring any other unforeseen events, we …

On Tuesday, July 27, 2021, crews will finish seal coating on South Goliad before beginning work in District 4 to seal coat the following areas:

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Big Spring Criminal Investigations Division Detectives and the Department of Public Safety Texas Ranger Division have been investigating the suspicious death of Maria Soto Hispanic/Female 46 years of age. On the 21st of July 2021 Detectives developed probable cause to have a warrant issued f…

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On the 21th of July 2021 at approximately 12:40 A.M., Big Spring Police Department officers and Big Spring Fire/EMS were dispatched to the 1100 blk Lloyd in reference to an unresponsive female victim.  Upon arrival officers and EMS found the female subject to be Maria Soto Hispanic/Female 46…

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